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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 23 / 18

ARI LAHTI was elected as president of the FA of Finland. Lahti, 54, who was elected at the association's extraordinary general assembly on Saturday, succeeds PERTTI ALAJA , who passed away in August ( UEFA ). ... Consulting firm SRi announced its Asia operations will expand with the launch of a S...

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